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#Charities

# charities - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors

Aid agencies say transportation of second hand goods can sometimes mean essential supplies don’t make it to where they’re needed.

# charities - Friday 29 November, 2013

Jack & Jill CEO: 'I get no top-up payments, no bonus, no pension'

Jonathan Irwin said charity staff having their salaries topped up with money from donations is “damaging”.

# charities - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

# charities - Monday 11 November, 2013

Column: Collaboration, though not easy, is essential for charities to make a difference

It’s very rare that a social justice ‘win’ can be claimed by any one group – but when civil society organisations come together to fight for a cause, the results are inspiring, writes Anna Visser on National Giving Week.

# charities - Monday 23 September, 2013

Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups

SpunOut.ie says the musical acts can acknowledge the effect alcohol can have by donating their performance fee.

# charities - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Charities warn that children in care are at risk of sexual exploitation

It follows the revelation this week that over thirty people have been arrested in Northern Ireland as part of a major child abuse investigation.

# charities - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Charities speaking in Leinster House have a bottom line: 'No more cuts'

Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay says that policy makers seem to ‘regard children as being the cause for the mess we’re in’.

# charities - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Charity funds remain unpaid as Event Elephant petition for examinership

Several charity organisations claims that Event Elephant owes them money as interim examiner is appointed.

# charities - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014

New Charities Regulatory Authority will be funded by charities by way of “modest annual registration fee”.

# charities - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Pyrite homes, disabled accommodation to receive Property Tax exemption

The moves are outlined in a Bill published this afternoon which amends the Property Tax scheme before it begins in July.

# charities - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Recycling project turning cigarette butts into plastic

Entrepreneur has turned a creative eye on all kinds of refuse that would previously have gone straight to landfill.

# charities - Friday 7 December, 2012

Amnesty launches Christmas letter campaign

Azza Hilal Ahmad Suleiman’s story is one of 12 the human rights group wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.

# charities - Friday 19 October, 2012

Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs

The Giving Scheme was launched across Ireland and Northern Ireland yesterday.

# charities - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Two thirds of charities report increase in demand for services

The past three years have seen a surge in demand for the service of charities – but also a significant drop in income – according to a new report.

# charities - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Column: Charities need our trust – so they require tighter regulation

The non-profit sector generates €6billion a year but goes virtually unregulated, writes Michael Moriarty. Isn’t it time this changed?

# charities - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Calls for accountability and regulation in the charity sector

A Labour senate group will table a motion this week calling for the implementation of the 2009 Charities Act.

# charities - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Age Action is latest charity to ask staff for unpaid leave

The elderly outreach charity says sustained cuts to statutory funding are making it a struggle to balance its books.

# charities - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding

The database collected information and funding, salaries and spending in non-profits and charities.

# charities - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities

The survey found that the future outlook for many non-profits is questionable…and boards may have to decide to cease operations altogether.

# charities - Monday 21 February, 2011

Action needed to secure charity independence, suggests report

A report published by an umbrella body of Irish charities says legal changes are needed to allow charities to flourish.